Kinross Gold Corporation Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Kinross Gold Corporation Recruitment 2021.

Kinross Gold Corporation is a Canadian-based gold and silver mining company founded in 1993 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Kinross currently operates eight active gold mines and was ranked fourth of the “10 Top Gold-mining Companies” of 2017 by InvestNews.

Job Description

  • Company: Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Kumasi
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Title: Chief Geotechnical Engineer


Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance at every work place.
  • Practice and promote Company environmental, health, safety and operational policies and procedures and actively participate in the Company’s Continuous Improvement Programme.
  • Ensure underground/pit wall stability and quality control of support measures through the supervision of ground control, quality and testing programs;
  • Refine stope designs and extraction sequences to optimize mine longevity and ore recovery
  • Execute intermediate and long-term strategies that support growth of geotechnical function.
  • Lead execution of strategies to enhance current geotechnical practices and performances in achieving the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Contribute to the business’ capability to mine safely by actively identifying risks and threats to achieving targets and develop & manage programs to minimize or eliminate those risks
  • Develop systems & measures that appropriately assess geotechnical performance and review progress to ensure achievement of targets.
  • Inspect underground geotechnical activities at start of shift to ensure correct procedures are being followed.
  • Coordinate the collection of data, its analysis and evaluation of reports in order to ensure sound geotechnical designs
  • Evaluate and propose optimum geotechnical engineering solutions in achieving the planned objectives and assess geotechnical risks and develop mitigation plans.
  • Conduct analysis of stope and pillar designs, mining sequencing, and ground support design
  • Implement management tools for the geotechnical process workflow.
  • Review, audit, and sign off geotechnical databases and models
  • Manage the overall Geotechnical functions on site comprising both open pit and underground operations and their associated teams.
  • Build the capabilities of the team to enhance the function’s ability to achieve financial and operating strategy; identify succession role requirements and high potential talents and actively develops key talent.

Education and Experience


  • Degree in Geological, Mining / Civil Engineering, preferably with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering or Rock Mechanics.
  • MSc (Geological Engineering / Rock Mechanics) or its equivalent is preferred.

How to Apply


Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.



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